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Nigerian healthtech startup, Remedial Health, raises a $4.4 million seed round

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The news Nigerian healthtech startup, Remedial Health, has raised $4.4 million in a seed round. Global Ventures, Y Combinator, Alumni Ventures, True Capital Management, Cathexis Ventures, LightSpeed Venture ...
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Kenya’s insurtech startup, Turaco, raises a $10m Series A round to expand its business to serve millions of customers

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On TechpointDigest, Victoria Fakiya discusses Disney’s plan to premiere Iwájú in 2023, what the Binance Virtual Free Zone partnership could mean, Turaco’s $10m Series A, and MVP Match’s ...
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SA foodtech startup De Novo Dairy secures investment to scale

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South African startup De Novo Dairy has secured an undisclosed investment from UM6P Ventures to produce animal-free dairy products that provide the same sensory experience and nutrition as ...
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Capiter raises spectre of failed Pakistani startup

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The startup struggled to meet payroll and pay suppliers and has laid off staff after potential funding and M&A deals fell through.  The board of directors of Capiter, ...
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Nigerian insurtech startup, ETAP, wants to make car insurance as easy as taking a picture

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After buying a car in Nigeria, it is common to run around to get the necessary documents that ensure you don’t get stopped by members of the Nigeria ...
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This startup founder believes a pay-as-you-use model could make Nigerians always remember to buy car insurance and points out why legacy companies are failing

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Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we discuss the Nigerian insurance industry with the CEO and Founder of pay-as-you-use insurtech startup, Pay-U, Temitope Adeyemi. Some highlights: Why are ...
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Kenyan social commerce startup Flo by Saada acquired by Elloe

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Owen Sakawa Source: Medium Flo by Saada, a Kenyan social commerce startup founded by Gerishon Mwaniki, has been acquired by Elloe, a conversational e-commerce startup, for an undisclosed ...
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South Africa VC firm Havaic invests $500,000 in Kenyan startup FinAccess

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South African venture capital firm HAVAÍC has announced a $500,000 pre-Series A funding round in FinAccess, a Kenyan software solutions provider that digitises farming co-operatives and community banks, ...
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TymeBank plans to acquire fintech startup Retail Capital

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South African digital bank, TymeBank, has announced the proposed acquisition of Retail Capital, a fintech company that provides funding to Small and Micro Enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa, ...
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Kenya’s insurtech startup, Lami Technologies, raises an extra $3.7m seed round to expand its insurance product offerings

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Lami Technologies, a Kenyan insurtech startup, has raised a $3.7 million seed round extension to expand its insurance product offerings. Harlem Capital led the funding round. Participants included ...
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